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Johanson, Richard
September 10, 1969 - November 2, 2018
Service:Friday, November 9, 2018
2:00 pm
The service for his death will be held on Friday November 9th at College Heights Seventh Day Adventist Church, 6910 University Dr, College Heights, Lacombe, Alberta, at 2pm with a luncheon to follow, everyone is welcome.
Interment:  Burnt Lake Cemetery
Notice:  In lieu of flowers, his family is asking for people to bring donations for the Sylvan Lake Minor Hockey Association in Richard’s memory.

Obituary

Richard Johanson
September 10, 1969 – November 2, 2018

It is with deep sadness that we announce the unexpected passing of Richard (Rick) Ernest Johanson, age 49 on Friday, November 2, 2018. doing what he loved, working on his farm near Sylvan Lake, Alberta. He passed away due to coronary artery disease and an enlarged heart of which he was unaware.
Rick is survived by his loving wife Jodi, their four children; Austin, Justis, Rilea, and Elijah, his parents Eric and Phyllis, and his siblings, their spouses, his numerous nieces and nephews who he loved like his own children, his in-laws and close family and friends who will all miss him dearly.
He was born on September 10th, 1969 at the Red Deer Hospital. He was the fourth of six children of his parents who raised him Seventh Day Adventist and he attended Riverglen school in Red Deer, Alberta and the Parkview Adventist Academy in Lacombe, Alberta. During school he played basketball and football. He farmed his family homestead for over thirty years with his father and children. He married the love of his life Jodi on July 2nd, 1994.
He was passionate about farming ever since he was a child. Rick will be remembered for his gentle loving nature and quirky humour. He was actively involved in and loved helping with his children’s hockey, lacrosse, and 4-H. Rick loved being a father and was anticipating a future with a house full of many grandchildren.
At the time of his death he had plans to expand his farm with his son.
The service for his death will be held on Friday November 9th at College Heights Seventh Day Adventist Church, 6910 University Dr, College Heights, Lacombe, Alberta, at 2pm with a luncheon to follow, everyone is welcome. In lieu of flowers, his family is asking for people to bring donations for the Sylvan Lake Minor Hockey Association in Richard’s memory.

Condolences

Robin and Doug Sullivan:
Our deepest condolences to you and your family. We are so very sorry for your loss.
Noreen McCallum:
Jodi, sincere condolences on your loss. My heart goes out to you and your family.
Susan and Casey Dzioba:
Sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are for you and your family.
Joan Sangster:
My condolences for your loss. You are all in my heart and Prayers.

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